An Authentic Lab Course
in Cognitive Psychology
based upon

Overview of this site

This site provides the materials for a lab course in cognitive psychology that uses authentic, easy-to-learn, fully-functional, cross-platform software for designing, running, and analyzing experiments. This one semester course (13 weeks) assumes minimal familiarity with statistics and an average US state school student populace. The course also incorporates sections and practice on how to write an APA research paper.

Motivation | About the software

Lab schedule of events (and handouts) | Lectures pages

Sample experiments | Words of advice


For more information and tutorials on E-Prime, go

For more information and tutorials on Statview, go to

This site was developed by Christian Schunn, in the Applied Cognition Program with support from the College of Arts and Sciences Technology Across the Curriculum Program at George Mason University and the National Science Foundation. Last updated on 8/18/00.